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The Womble Carlyle Economic Development Digest - September 30, 2014

Womble Carlyle’s Economic Development Digest aggregates news, opportunities and legislation impacting business in the United States. In this week's Economic Development Digest: 


  • California BOE adopts sales tax reg on partial exemption for manufacturing, R&D equipment, TaxAnalysts.com (September 26, 2014)**
    The California State Board of Equalization has adopted a sales and use tax regulation addressing the partial exemption enacted by 2013 AB 93 2013 STT 135-8: Final State Legislation for manufacturing and research and development equipment to provide definitions, explain when the partial exemption applies, and provide the partial exemption certificate.


  • A primer on the proposed amendments, Citrus County Chronicle Online (September 20, 2014)
    Florida voters in November will have three amendments to the Florida Constitution for voters to consider. One of the amendments, the Water and Land Conservation Initiative, dedicates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands, requiring 33 percent of the net revenue collected from the documentary stamp tax over the next 20 years to go toward the Land Acquisition Trust Fund.


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  • Where some see "smart growth," other see U.N. plot, The Post & Courier (September 28, 2014)
    In Charleston, South Carolina, builders and planners see combining high-density housing, retail and offices as gaining popularity, while locals express concerns over the quality of schools, transportation issues and lack of parking.



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